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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Broadview School No. 957 (RM of Morris)

Broadview School District was formed in 1898 and officially consolidated with Morris in 1968. The original school on this site, in the northeast quarter of 16-4-1 east of the Principal Meridian in the Rural Municipality of Morris, was enlarged and updated twice before the 1950 flood resulted in the construction of a new modern building. Low enrolment led to the school’s closure in 1965. A cairn was erected at the site in July 2008 and was dedicated to the pioneers, teachers, trustees, parents, and students of the Broadview School District.

Broadview School

Broadview School (no date) by A. J. Manning
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 30.

Broadview School commemorative monument

Broadview School commemorative monument (August 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.30673, W97.41398
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Manitoba Organization: Morris-Macdonald School Division School District No. 19

Sources:

One Hundred Years in the History of the Rural Schools of Manitoba: Their Formation, Reorganization and Dissolution (1871-1971) by Mary B. Perfect, MEd thesis, University of Manitoba, April 1978.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 September 2020

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